We’ll hear about online programs at the UAS School of Management with Assistant Professors Julie Hamilton and Charla Brown, and Community Outreach Coordinator Katy Jordan;
We’ll talk with Steve Vick and Nene Wolf about a new non-profit organization attempting to provide dog sledding opportunities to people experiencing disabilities, Noble Paws;
We’ll talk with US Fish and Wildlife Service polar bear expert Eric Rogehr; he and Kim Titus of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game kick off the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center’s Fireside Lecture with a presentation about Polar Bears in the Chukchi Sea tonight at 6:30, repeating at 8 p.m.;
and, Arlitia Jones and Amy O’Neill Houck will tell us about the poetry reading at 2 p.m. Sunday at the downtown library; Amy’s arranged for Arlitia to join Emily Wahl and Ernestine Hayes in the presentation.
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.
- Winds of that speed can uproot trees, knock branches down and damage property, including vessels and aircraft moored and tied down outdoors.